Center for International Services and Programs

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Due to health and safety concerns, the Center for International Services and Programs (CISP) has transitioned to remote services.

Our Virtual Front Desk is staffed 10:00 am - 3:00 pm weekdays over the summer. Click to visit us.

All CISP staff continues to be available to support you, and we are available via phone, email, and ZOOM.  The phone line (216-687-3910) is staffed from 8am – 5pm Monday – Friday or you can email CISP at

You may schedule a virtual advising appointment. Once confirmed, you will be emailed a ZOOM meeting link to acess on the date and time of your appointment.

Drop-In Advising is available virtually via Zoom from 1:00pm- 3:00pm Monday-Friday (Education Away advising by appointment only summer 2020). NO DROP IN ADVISING AVAILABLE ON TUESDAY AUGUST 18, DUE TO NEW INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORIENTATION.

Welcome to Cleveland State University! 

CISP provides services to international students and scholars through International OrientationInternational Student Services, as well as to domestic and international students through Education Abroad and  National Student Exchange. The Center also provides support and guidance to faculty and staff in their CSU-related international endeavors. The Center is also the administrative home of the University's Fulbright Program and a resource for all CSU international institutional agreements and partnerships.     

International students have many opportunities for both academic and personal growth at Cleveland State University. Whether looking for an undergraduate or graduate degree, a certificate, or ESL course, CSU offers a wide range of resources and opportunities, as well as offering an ideal environment to succeed and achieve academic goals.

International students are involved in campus life through a variety of student organizations and university programs that include cultural activities, sports, the arts, and social events. The staff of the Center for International Services and Programs is especially qualified to meet the varied needs of all international students and scholars.

International programs are administered via cross-campus collaboration and welcome all students

Visit us virtually between 10 am - 3 pm weekdays in the summer via zoom

Drop-In Advising is available between 1 pm - 3pm weekdays
(During summer 2020, Education Away Advising is available via appointment only)

Our office hours are Monday - Friday,  8:00am - 5:00pm (EST) for email and phone calls.



The IELP - English as a Second Language Program is housed in Mather Mansion Room 209.

International Admissions can be accessed at All-in-1, Berkman Hall room 116. Or if you are mailing in documents for international admissions, please send them to:

Enrollment Processing Center
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue UN 443
Cleveland, OH 44115 USA